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Review: Synthroid and Milk Thistle

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Milk Thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 108 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Milk thistle (latest outcomes from 554 users) has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in liver function test abnormal.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 108 people who take Synthroid, Milk Thistle are studied

Synthroid, Milk Thistle outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Milk Thistle (milk thistle)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/a
Milk Thistle is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/aChest Tightness Or PressureColon Cancer MetastaticHigh Blood PressureLow Platelet CountHaemolytic AnaemiaPneumonia
Stiff NeckHypothyroidismHemochromatosisLoss Of HairUrinary Tract InfectionArthralgia
DizzinessHypertensionLiver CirrhosisDiarrheaAbdominal PainDyspnoea
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusUrethral PainMuscle MassPneumoniaFatigue
Urethral PainAnxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical ConditionFibromyalgiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomnia
FibromyalgiaAnxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical ConditionDizzinessPyrexia
DiarrheaLiver CirrhosisChest Pain
Loss Of HairHigh Blood PressurePruritus
Low Platelet CountHemochromatosisMyelodysplastic Syndrome
ArthritisChest Tightness Or PressureMyocardial Infarction

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Synthroid is effective46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Milk Thistle is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PyrexiaPneumonia
PruritusMyelodysplastic Syndrome
VomitingDyspnoea
ArthralgiaCough
FatigueOsteonecrosis
DyspnoeaHepatitis C
Swelling FaceVarices Oesophageal
Mental Status ChangesInsomnia
Myocardial InfarctionWheezing
ThrombosisArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
Milk Thistle is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aPalpitationsOesophageal HaemorrhageChest PainArthralgia
Muscle MassArthropathyMusculoskeletal PainInsomnia
OsteonecrosisHaemoglobin DecreasedPyrexia
PneumoniaTremorPneumonia
Varices OesophagealMuscle AtrophyDyspnoea
Mental Status ChangesFull Blood Count DecreasedNasopharyngitis
Hepatitis CProctalgiaMyelodysplastic Syndrome
Decreased AppetiteHeadacheFatigue
Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionThrombosisCough
NauseaMyocardial InfarctionSwelling Face

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

    Reply

    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • onset one month ago started after treatment of UTI

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Have also been diagnosed with PTSD.

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Milk Thistle (milk thistle) is often used to treat liver function test abnormal. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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